‘Girls Who Code’ empowering young girls in tech brings free coding clubs to Canada

A U.S.-based non-profit focused on closing the gender gap in technology has announced it is expanding into Canada, opening clubs helping young girls learn to code. Girls Who Code made the announcement Wednesday

Published on: November 7th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

President to President – CP1’s Jaime Leverton on ‘following her gut’ at work

In the latest episode of our President to President interview series, Cogeco Peer 1 General Manager and Vice-President of Canada and APAC Jaime Leverton speaks about CP1's company culture and her strategy to

Published on: September 18th, 2018 Fawn Annan

Women in the IT Channel Mentor of the Year winner Gail Mercer-MacKay

Gail Mercer-MacKay from Mercer-MacKay Digital Storytelling won the Mentor of the Year award at the Women in the IT Channel Recognition Luncheon that was hosted on Aug. 23. MacKay, the chief story teller

Published on: September 5th, 2018 Shruti Shekar


A summer of growth: Venture Day 2018

By Next Canada Staff On Aug. 14, the culminating day of 2018’s Next Founders and Next 36 program took place at the MaRS Discovery District in downtown Toronto. Twelve Next Canada ventures pitched

Published on: August 23rd, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Igloo VP discusses women in tech at Microsoft Inspire

Being a leader who creates a positive environment, one that helps break down barriers, is a core belief of Igloo Software vice president of technology Julie Forsythe. A self-proclaimed nerd, Forsythe’s passion for

Published on: July 30th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Toronto a top 10 city for entrepreneurs and other highlights from Dell women’s summit

TORONTO - Toronto is number nine in a list of fifty cities around the world evaluated for their friendliness to women entrepreneurs by the 2017 Women Entrepreneur Cities Index (WE Cities) study conducted

Published on: July 24th, 2018 Lynn Greiner

How one Toronto tech startup is using AI to improve management systems

Toronto based Tealbook is being recognized with a venture capital investment for its use of artificial intelligence (AI) in revolutionizing the world of supplier procurement. CEO and founder, Stephany Lapierre told IT World

Published on: July 17th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Only 14% of VCs in Canada are women, new report finds

That women are seriously under-represented in Canada's technology industry is hardly news, and a new report suggests one reason might be that they're seriously under-represented at the companies funding the tech industry too.

Published on: July 11th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Workshops for women in technology are failing women

The gender gap in the technology sector is no secret. While women make up 40 per cent of the world’s workforce – and in some countries like Canada and the U.S., that number

Published on: June 19th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Startup Canada launches 2018 investment fund for female entrepreneurs

Startup Canada wants to help more of Canada's female entrepreneurs and woman-led companies find their footing. On Monday the industry organization announced the launch of its latest Startup Canada Women Founders in STEM

Published on: June 18th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

2 Truths And A Lie with Trend Micro Canada’s Marcia Sequeira

Marcia Sequeira has been Trend Micro’s Canadian country manager for just over a year, but she's spent almost two decades in the tech industry. To get a better feel for Marcia's personal side,

Published on: June 7th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

CPES 2018 award winners include interactive retail display unit, NFC-enabled cartons

TORONTO - An interactive retail display unit for the cosmetic industry, a mass-produced near-field communication (NFC)-enabled carton, and a Sheridan College administrator were among the recipients of industry association Intelliflex’s 2018 Canadian Printable/Flexible

Published on: May 25th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

CATA’s winning women of 2018 on the value of mentorship

When Human Resource Systems Group (HRSG) founder, president, and CEO Suzanne Simpson accepted the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA)'s Sara Kirke award for entrepreneurship and innovation, one of the facts she was proudest

Published on: May 17th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood